In Conversation with Warren Fu
About the talk
“Emotional connection is almost always my goal - whether it is using humour, nostalgia, euphoria, heartbreak or fear.”
Join us for a rare opportunity to discuss music videos, art design and illustration with internationally acclaimed director Warren Fu.
Warren lives to conjure the impossible and bring audiences into the extraordinary worlds of his imagination. These days he's known for his work directing film clips for Daft Punk, The Weeknd, Snoop Dog, Pharrell Williams, The Strokes and The Killers, amongst others.
Earlier in his career he worked as an art director at Lucasfilm, where he created prominent characters and designs for Star Wars. He has worked as a concept and visual effects artist for a number of films including Star Trek, Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Terminator Salvation and A.I.
He's also been the brains behind iconic advertising campaigns for Samsung, Adidas and Reebok.
Australian director Darcy Prendergast will host the event.
Darcy is known for his work directing clips for Gotye, Neil Young, Aloe Blacc, Greenday, as well as directing the Nickelodeon mini series Supa Phresh. His work has played at SXSW, Annecy International Animation Festival, Sydney Film Festival and the Guggenheim Museum, and he's the founder-director of production company Oh Yeah Wow.